Skip to comments.Doubting Darwin: panic in the suites of evolution
Posted on 04/25/2012 6:54:15 PM PDT by Caleb1411
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They're obviously all a bunch of hacks who got their "doctorates" from a correspondence school in Skokie, Illinois.
As I see it, there is zero evidence of phyletic evolution. If we really evolved from common ancestors, to me the evidence says punctuated equilbria or special creation are the only possible theories.
Make lefties go even more batty than they already are by pointing out the contradictions involved in insisting upon Darwinian explanations for everything EXCEPT social and economic issues. How do they reconcile “survival of the fittest” with “No keeping score! EVERYONE’S a WINNER!”;)
I wouldn't exactly call that a ringing condemnation of evolution theory. Of course you should examine the evidence carefully. What scientist wouldn't agree with that?
If you are anyone has an alternative Scientific Theory (not a guess and not depending on the supernatural) that explains the billions of data points that currently support TToE, all of science is waiting.
No one has produced one to date.
Give us a modern horse found in the 12 million year strata and you have our attention.
Of course, you know a Scientific Theory is NOT a “grown up guess” right? And you know the Theory of Gravity is less understood nor documented than TToE, right?
I suggest we start with “alternative theories (guesses)” with:
The universes are made by Lord Brahma the Creator, maintained by Lord Vishnu the Preserver and destroyed by Lord Shiva. Since the universes must be destroyed before they can be recreated, Lord Shiva is called the Destroyer and Re-creator. These three gods are all forms of Supreme One and part of the Supreme One. The Supreme One is behind and beyond all.
Obviously science no longer measures the physical world, so it really measures nothing.
>>Make lefties go even more batty than they already are by pointing out the contradictions involved in insisting upon Darwinian explanations for everything EXCEPT social and economic issues.<<
You are not familiar with the term “stochastic” are you?
Applying physics to non-physical events is a non sequituer on the highest order. Analogies do not create fact from that which is being analoged...
“the Theory of Gravity is less understood nor documented than TToE”
There’s 1 huge problem with your comparison.
Gravity is intrinsically evident to EVERYONE, EVERY DAY, even the biggest ninkumpoop. It is intuitive - what comes up, must come down. There is no theorizing about that, not on this earth.
Biology generally and evolution specifically is alot of guesswork.
Are the CrEvo wars still going on here on FR? I’ve pursued a rather different path, but I couldn’t resist a shout-out for old time’s sake. Life was simpler back then.
***”We are skeptical of claims for the ability of random mutation and natural selection to account for the complexity of life. Careful examination of the evidence for Darwinian theory should be encouraged.”
I wouldn’t exactly call that a ringing condemnation of evolution theory. Of course you should examine the evidence carefully. What scientist wouldn’t agree with that?***
You’re kidding, right?
Scientists (see Global Warming/Climate Change) get locked into a worldview and browbeat those who disagree into silence. They use circular reasoning to make evidence fit their theory, they don’t present any evidence that sheds a negative light on their theory and they dismiss any “naysayers” as quacks.
I might suggest you check out the documentary “Expelled”.
There is certainly room to doubt the theory of evolution as propounded by Darwin and still be well within the bounds of the scientific method. However, there is no room to suggest that the universe is less than ten thousand years old and still be within any reasonable definition of "science".
There are some interesting arguments in favor of creation that I am willing to entertain. But can we agree that once you start talking about a creator's morality and/or personal interest in humans that we have left science far behind? I might possibly be convinced that there is a creator, but with that as a given I would conclude that the creator is indifferent at best, malicious at worst.
Dark matter/dark energy is going to die.
String theory will die.
The big bang is dead.
The Primordial soup is dead.
It's dead Jim.
Untold billions of dollars to try to avoid “Design”.
Cro-Magnon had a larger cranial capacity than modern humans and an average height of about 6’. Evolution?
Exactly. Show me a fossilized velociraptor with a fossilized rabbit in its stomach and I'm a creationist, no doubt about it.
Admit it guys, changes in DNA are more akin to mixing paint with a super computer, and far removed from cows chewing cud.
We watch and wait, and then someday you will slip up and drop your guard and it'll be all over for your kind! (Bwahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
The theory of evolution is more rife with falsehoods and fabrications than man made global warming.
Hmm. How do you cut and past a post without reading it?
Akin to “Hiding the Decline” in AGW science.
Let there be no debate....only castigations.
>>Theres 1 huge problem with your comparison.
Gravity is intrinsically evident to EVERYONE, EVERY DAY, even the biggest ninkumpoop. It is intuitive - what comes up, must come down. There is no theorizing about that, not on this earth.<<
Proof you have no idea what a Scientific Theory is. The observed effect of Gravity is one thing — WHAT CAUSES IT?
But I appreciate your making my point for me.
The TTOG is less understood than the TToE — and your post points that out.
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